Swiss Re Corporate Solutions names new country head for Japan

Reinsurer’s commercial insurance arm appoints 18-year veteran of several markets across Asia

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions names new country head for Japan

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Paul Atkinson as country head for Japan, effective immediately and subject to regulatory approval.

Atkinson will succeed Juerg Stoll, who has held the post since 2010 and will transfer to Malaysia as its new country head.

“Since we started our Japanese operations in 2011, we’ve built a strong reputation as an earthquake and commercial property insurance specialist,” said Fred Kleiterp, Asia Pacific CEO for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. “Paul will be responsible for broadening our client base across mid-market and large corporate segments, and further developing our product offering.”

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Atkinson has over 18 years’ experience in commercial insurance in several markets, mostly in Asia, such as Hong Kong, Japan, London, and Taiwan. He is a fluent speaker of Japanese.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the global Swiss Re Group. It has 50 offices in more than 20 countries and employs over 2,000 individuals.

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